Ovarian Cancer kills 275 women in Ireland every year. In the lead up to the Global Awareness Day for Ovarian Cancer on Friday 8 May, the first year students at Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig have lent their support by making a human logo which recreates the World Ovarian Cancer Day design. Teal is the official […]
The research that has been supported by the Emer Casey foundation has focussed on the two main clinical challenges that ovarian cancer presents. The first is that an accurate diagnostic test is not currently available. The second challenge relates to the development of resistance to chemotherapy. Diagnostic test for ovarian cancer Auto-antibody profiling: This was […]
As an oncology liaison nurse for women with gynaecological cancer, my starting time varies. Mondays begin with a multidisciplinary team meeting (MDT) at 7.30am. This is the most important meeting of my week, where all new gynae cancer patients are discussed and treatment plans formulated. On average, 20 patients are discussed and everyone involved in […]
A kConFab, VBCRC research update for the Emer Casey Foundation 2014 By Associate Professor Ian Campbell and Heather Thorne OAM. Since 1997, kConFab has recruited 1600 families Australia wide that are at high risk for the development of breast and/or ovarian cancer. On average each of these families has 4 breast and/or ovarian cancers that […]
It is the hidden disease which will kill 7 out of every 10 of its victims – and more Irish women die from it than any other nationality in Europe. Download the article scan here.
Video footage of the 2011 annual Emer Casey Foundation Memorial 10K run in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Lay Progress Report 2011 can be downloaded here.
Olympic silver medallist and former World Champion Sonia O’Sullivan will take part in the Emer Casey Fun Run on May 22 at the Clayton Campus at the Monash University in Melbourne, in aid of ovarian cancer. Sonia explains the event and encourages the whole family to support the cause. After the Run, she will return […]
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Team Youghal take on RAAM for the Emer Casey Foundation.